Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe : Politics, Culture, and Society Since 1939

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Eastern Europe addresses the emergence of uncertain pluralism in the region following the disintegration of the communist regimes in 1989. Taking a broad historical approach, the volume considers issues and challenges that have marked Eastern Europe from 1939 through World War II and the era of socialism, up to the present. Eight comprehensive country studies are augmented by detailed assessments of economic developments, security issues, religious currents, cultural policies, and gender relations in the region.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 440 pages
  • 156 x 233.9 x 30.2mm | 691.73g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 4 maps, 1 bibliog., 1 index
  • 0253212561
  • 9780253212566
  • 2,019,035

About Sabrina Petra Ramet

Sabrina P. Ramet is Professor of International Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. Her publications include Nationalism and Federalism in Yugoslavia, Social Currents in Eastern Europe, and Balkan Babel: The Disintegration of Yugoslavia from the Death of Tito to Ethnic War.show more

Table of contents

Preface1. Introduction Sabrina P. RametPart 1 History2. Eastern Europe's Defining Fault Lines Gale StokesPart 2 Countries3. Czechoslovakia Sharon L. Wolchik4. Hungary Laszlo Kurti5. German Democratic Republic Brigitte H. Schulz6. Poland Jack Bielasiak7. Yugoslavia Sabrina P. Ramet8. Romania William Crowther9. Bulgaria Spas T. Raikin10. Albania Elez BiberajPart 3 Policy Spheres11. Women and the Politics of Gender in Communist and Post-Communist Central and Eastern Europe Sharon L. Wolchik12. Religion and Politics in Eastern Europe Paula Franklin Lytle13. East European Cinema Herbert J. Eagle14. The Economic Challenges of Post-Communist Marketization Andrei Kuznetsov15. Democracy, Markets, and Security in Eastern Europe Daniel N. Nelson and Georgeta V. Pourchot16. Democracy, Tolerance, and the Cycles of History Sabrina P. RametFor Further ReadingContributorsIndexshow more

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